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Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)

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The Raven 19 Jul 98 - 10:45 PM
harpgirl 20 Jul 98 - 09:04 AM
The Raven 20 Jul 98 - 09:17 AM
harpgirl 20 Jul 98 - 09:48 AM
rich r 20 Jul 98 - 11:01 PM
The Raven 21 Jul 98 - 12:50 AM
rich r 21 Jul 98 - 06:22 PM
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harpgirl 21 Jul 98 - 11:35 PM
GUEST,WOLFGANG 05 Feb 04 - 01:34 PM
GUEST,Anna 16 Feb 07 - 05:49 AM
GUEST,Steve de los bass 26 Apr 09 - 10:43 PM
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GUEST,Nellie Wilson 24 Feb 13 - 12:43 AM
GUEST,Susan P. 05 Feb 16 - 11:44 AM
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Subject: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: The Raven
Date: 19 Jul 98 - 10:45 PM

Written by Richard Farina (I believe) and sung by Richard and Mimi on their "Celebrations for a Grey Day" album. Have tried to find lyrics but no luck yet. Post or email lyrics to raven1@ican.net. Many thanks!!!!


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Subject: Lyr Add: THE FALCON (Richard Farina)
From: harpgirl
Date: 20 Jul 98 - 09:04 AM

Hi Raven,

THE FALCON

Oh, the falcon was a pretty bird, wandered as she flew.
She danced around and pranced around wherever the warm winds blew.
And the falcon was a pretty bird. Her voice was always still,
But men with drums and men with guns they taught her how to kill.

Her eye was on the sparrow. Her mind was on the dove,
But no one cared and no one dared to speak to her of love.
Her eyes are always hooded. Her claws are sharp as steel.
We teach her not to see too much. We teach her not to feel.

Go build you a log cabin on a mountain so high,
And hear the feathered war-birds yell as she goes screaming by.
She'll tease you. She'll please you. She'll satisfy your needs,
But someday she might turn around and maul the hand that feeds.

Your hours might be numbered. Your end might come someday.
Go break her chain and free her brain and send her on her way.
And the falcon is a pretty bird, wonders as she flies.
She asks us easy questions. We tell her easy lies.

One of my favorites...harpgirl


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Subject: RE: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: The Raven
Date: 20 Jul 98 - 09:17 AM

harpgirl, Thanks so much! Where have you been all my searchin' life. I'm off, flyin' with "The Falcon". The Raven >o<


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Subject: RE: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: harpgirl
Date: 20 Jul 98 - 09:48 AM

Raven Lollygagging at Mudcat is much more fun than shrinkin'heads...shrill, ye harriers shrill! harp


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Subject: RE: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: rich r
Date: 20 Jul 98 - 11:01 PM

Harpgirl, you're a buteo. You deserve a bouquet of aquilegia. All of osprey you will keep coming back here so I kestrel hear from you again.

cheerio

rich r


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Subject: RE: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: The Raven
Date: 21 Jul 98 - 12:50 AM

Birds of a feather,.....flock. Oh harpgirl whoo-whoo descendeth from heaven, let no one steal your wind currents and long may you soar! >o<


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Subject: RE: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: rich r
Date: 21 Jul 98 - 06:22 PM

Eagles may soar, but weasels never get sucked into jet engines

rich r


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Subject: RE: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: The Raven
Date: 21 Jul 98 - 11:15 PM

for rich r or poo r, Feather to burn in the face of the sun than to squirm in the earth below. just fur you wascal! >o<


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Subject: RE: Lyrics Req:The Falcon by Richard Farina
From: harpgirl
Date: 21 Jul 98 - 11:35 PM

...and I have been mistook fer a swan...

harpgirl


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Subject: Chords Add: THE FALCON (Richard Farina)
From: GUEST,WOLFGANG
Date: 05 Feb 04 - 01:34 PM

D      Bm Em       D      Bm    G       A      D    F#
oh the falcon was a pretty bird, wondered as she flew.
F# G       A         D         Bm         F#       Em   A    D A7
she danced a-round and pranced a-round, wherever the warm winds blew.
A7      Bm Em       D      Bm       G         A      D    F#
and the falcon was a pretty bird, her voice was always still,
F# G       A         D       Bm         F#         Em A D    A7
but men with drums and men with guns, they taught her how to kill.

STANDARD TUNING CAPO II FRET   - 6/8


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Subject: RE: CordsReq: Morgan The Pirate by Richard Farina
From: GUEST,Anna
Date: 16 Feb 07 - 05:49 AM

Hi Everyody,

does any know where to get the chords for Morgan the Pirate?

Thanks,

Anna :0)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)
From: GUEST,Steve de los bass
Date: 26 Apr 09 - 10:43 PM

Thank you! I was looking for confirmation on the chords & lyrics to The Falcon!!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)
From: GUEST,angela elliott
Date: 07 Jan 12 - 09:11 AM

those chords don't work for a dulcimer.
If anyone wants them I've written them out for mixolydian.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)
From: GUEST,Nellie Wilson
Date: 24 Feb 13 - 12:43 AM

I recently tabbed out the song and posted it online. You can view it here:

Mimi and Richard Farina - The Falcon Tab


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)
From: GUEST,Susan P.
Date: 05 Feb 16 - 11:44 AM

I always heard that line as "wherever the war-winds blew."


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)
From: GUEST,#
Date: 05 Feb 16 - 11:55 AM

The song can be heard at that link sung by Richard and Mimi.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)
From: Charley Noble
Date: 05 Feb 16 - 08:10 PM

Definitely one of the songs I still remember from this duo.

The other one is "The Children of Darkness."

Charlie Ipcar


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Falcon (Richard Farina)
From: GUEST,HiLo
Date: 05 Feb 16 - 08:58 PM

The Bold Marauder is very good as well, as is Michael, Andrew and James about the civil rights workers murdered in Mississippi. great songwriter, I still play their music.


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